Sponsors


Arkansas Department of Education

Arkansas Department of Education
Presenting Sponsor, Registration Bags

The Arkansas Department of Education strives to ensure that all children in the state have access to a quality education by providing educators, administrators and staff with leadership, resources and training.

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Lanyards, T-shirt Sleeve, UALR Village

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock offers both a traditional and online college education within in a metropolitan setting. With over 100 degrees and 60-plus graduate programs, UALR allows students to earn a diploma in fields such as nursing, criminal justice, accounting, engineering, education, business, and psychology. Because of the proximity to the capital city of Little Rock, UALR students benefit from a unique hands-on learning experience both within the classroom and while working within the community.

FIS

Silver Sponsor

FIS is one of the world's top-ranked technology providers to the banking industry. With more than 30,000 experts in 100 countries, FIS delivers the most comprehensive range of solutions for the broadest range of financial markets, all with a singular focus: helping our clients succeed. FIS is part of the S&P 500. FIS has also been named the number one overall financial technology provider in the world by American Banker and Financial Insights (FinTech 100).

Trimble Navigation Ltd

In Kind

Trimble Navigation Ltd working with Navigation Electronics, Inc. our Arkansas distributor. Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in business and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location--including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping. In addition to utilizing positioning technologies, such as GPS, lasers and optics, Trimble solutions may include software content specific to the needs of the user. Founded in 1978, Trimble is headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA

Arkansas Capital Corporation

Bronze Sponsor

The Arkansas Capital Corporation Group of companies empower entrepreneurs by providing capital to businesses through its capital availability products and advocating for entrepreneurs through capital, educational, and technological improvements. The Arkansas Capital Corporation Group serves as the platform from which new opportunities are launched. In addition to the flagship company, Arkansas Capital Corporation, there are seven affiliate and partner companies, including, Six Bridges Capital Corporation, Arkansas Capital Relending Corporation, Arkansas Economic Acceleration Foundation, Heartland Renaissance Fund, Connect Arkansas, Pine State Regional Center, and SouthWind Analytics. To learn more, visit www.arcapital.com.

Esri

Bronze Sponsor

Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) software gives you the power to think and plan geographically. GIS is used in more than 350,000 organizations worldwide. It helps cities, governments, universities, and Fortune 500 companies save money, lives, and our environment. Whether transporting ethanol or studying landslides, these organizations use GIS to collect, manage, and analyze geographic information, which helps them see relationships, patterns, and trends. They can then solve problems and make better decisions because they are looking at their data in a way that is quickly understood and easily shared.

BHP Billiton

Bronze Sponsor

BHP Billiton is a leading global resources company and among the world’s largest producers of oil and natural gas. BHP Petroleum is one largest producers of natural gas in Arkansas’ Fayetteville Shale with approximately 486,000 leasehold acres. BHP Billiton’s global portfolio also includes aluminum, coal, copper, iron ore, manganese, nickel, silver and uranium.

Walmart

Walmart
Bronze Sponsor

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., branded as Walmart, is an American multinational retail corporation that runs chains of large discount department stores and warehouse stores.

Arkansas School for Mathematics, Sciences and the Arts

EventMobi - Mobile Event App

Public residential high school for academically advanced Juniors and Seniors in Arkansas.

AT&T Arkansas

VIP Reception

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) is a premier communications holding company and one of the most honored companies in the world. Its subsidiaries and affiliates – AT&T operating companies – are the providers of AT&T services in the United States and around the world. With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation’s fastest mobile broadband network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. A leader in mobile broadband and emerging 4G capabilities, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide of any U.S. carrier, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries. It also offers advanced TV services under the AT&T U-verse® and AT&T |DIRECTV brands. The company’s suite of IP-based business communications services is one of the most advanced in the world. In domestic markets, AT&T Advertising Solutions and AT&T Interactive are known for their leadership in local search and advertising.

AUTIS

Conference Website, Table Section Display

The Arkansas Users of Telecommunications and Information Systems promotes the advancement of professional and technical knowledge in telecommunications and information systems management technologies. The organization is recognized as the only regional organization of its kind in Arkansas.

Hewlett-Packard Co

Hewlett-Packard Co
T-shirt Sleeve

HP Z Workstations provide breakthrough performance and the value necessary for your most demanding projects.

Acxiom Corporation

Fusion 2.0, Best of Conference Awards

About Acxiom - Acxiom is a recognized leader in marketing services and technology that enable marketers to successfully manage audiences, personalize consumer experiences and create profitable customer relationships. Our superior industry-focused, consultative approach combines consumer data and analytics, databases, data integration and consulting solutions for personalized, multichannel marketing strategies. Acxiom leverages over 40 years of experience in data management to deliver high-performance, highly secure, reliable information management services. Founded in 1969, Acxiom is headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas, USA, and serves clients around the world from locations in the United States, Europe, Asia-Pacific and South America. For more information about Acxiom, visit Acxiom.com. Receive all new Acxiom job postings by following us on Twitter at @acxiomjobs.

Verizon

Verizon
Donation

Verizon Communications, branded as Verizon, is an American broadband and telecommunications company and a corporate component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average.

Gill Ragon Owen

Gill Ragon Owen
Donation

Gill Ragon Owen, PA is a Little Rock, Arkansas based law firm focusing on corporate, finance, environmental and family law.

First Security Bank

Donation

Full service bank.

Blue & You Foundation For a Healthier Arkansas

Donation

The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas is a charitable foundation established and funded by Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield to promote better health in Arkansas.

CAST

Table Section Display

The Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies (CAST), located at the University of Arkansas, focuses on research, education, and outreach related to geoinformatics and geomatics. Specific areas of research in these fields include GIS, geospatial analysis and modeling, high density survey, enterprise spatial databases, remote sensing, digital photogrammetry, and geospatial data and model interoperability. CAST's research efforts involve new approaches to spatial data as well as the development of new methodologies for analysis of these data.

Arkansas Science & Technology Authority

World of Tomorrow Workshop

The Arkansas ASSET Initiative is a multi-institutional, interdisciplinary, state-wide program administered by the Arkansas Science & Technology Authority. Our current project, ASSET II, is designed to strengthen Arkansas research areas with potential for national significance and with major economic development potential. ASSET research centers include: Plant Powered Production (P3) Center Arkansas GREEN Solar Cells Research Center Vertically-Integrated Center for Transformative Energy Research (VICTER) These centers are making advances in: plant-based production, solar cell technology, and new power electronics. The Arkansas ASSET Initiative is part of the National Science Foundation’s Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) Program. An integral component of the program is entrepreneurial training, support for commercialization of new technologies, and an educational outreach program that targets the STEM pipeline needed to support the advanced technologies workforce.

TallySpace

In Kind

TallySpace provides an online & SMS voting system for schools. We are used by ASB, yearbok staff, and other student organizations to engage students with Prom & Homecoming votes, student elections, yearbook standouts, and more.

Entergy

Entergy
Donation

Entergy Corporation is an integrated energy company engaged primarily in electric power production and retail distribution operations. Entergy owns and operates power plants with approximately 30,000 megawatts of electric generating capacity, including more than 10,000 megawatts of nuclear power, making it one of the nation’s leading nuclear generators. Entergy delivers electricity to 2.8 million utility customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Entergy has annual revenues of more than $10 billion and approximately 15,000 employees.

4imprint

In Kind

Promotional Products.


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